Columbus police say a double murder suspect was shot and wounded Wednesday by officers near Parsons Avenue and Kossuth Street. He was taken into custody shortly after the killings.
A psychologist testified Friday in the highway shootings trial that Charles McCoy suffered from psychological turmoil.
The defense began presenting its case today in the trial of the man accused of being the Columbus area’s highway shooter.
The mother of a man charged in a series ofColumbus-area highway shootings says she wasn’t able to get her son to take medication for his paranoid schizophrenia.
The defense in the jury trial of suspected “Highway Shooter” Charles McCoy went on offense today in an effort to spare their client a possible death sentence.
The prosecution in the trial of accused “Highway Shooter” Charles McCoy Junior is expected to rest today. During testimony on Monday, two witnesses identified the defendant as the man they saw on two separate overpasses in early 2004. And the defendant’s parents testified about finding McCoy’s guns and later giving them to police. W-O-S-U’S Tom Borgerding reports.
After four days of testimony, the prosecution rested its case in the jury trial of accused “highway Shooter Charles McCoy. McCoy faces a possible death sentence if found guilty in a string of 12 shootings along and near interstate highways in Central Ohio during late 2003 and early 2004. W-O-S-U’S Tom Borgerding reports.
The trial of the man accused of a string of shootings on and around Columbus-area highways — resulting in one death — resumes today with testimony from the victims of the remaining six shootings.
A woman told the jury in the highway shootings trial that she saw a man fire at her car as she drove north on I-71 in Fayette County. The woman also testified she saw the man, holding a gun, get into a small dark car.
The parents of suspected highway sniper Charles McCoy took the witness stand Monday afternoon. Ardith McCoy took the stand first and told the jury that she found a handgun in the garage and found two shot guns in the house in her son’s room.
The woman at the wheel of a car when her passenger was killed by a sniper’s bullet says the shot sounded like a popping balloon. Mary Cox was driving along Interstate 270 in Columbus when her friend Gail Knisley was shot and killed on November 25th, 2003.